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PG-13| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
Raised by his overprotective mother, Helen (Kathy Bates), Bobby Boucher Jr. (Adam Sandler) is the water boy for a successful college football team coached by Red Beaulieu (Jerry Reed). When Beaulieu fires Bobby, he takes up the same position for a losing rival team, led by despairing Coach Klein (Henry Winkler). After witnessing Bobby beat up a player who teased him too much, Klein adds him to the roster as a linebacker. Soon, Klein's players are championship contenders.

Cast: Adam Sandler , Kathy Bates , Henry Winkler , Fairuza Balk , Jerry Reed , Larry Gilliard Jr. , Blake Clark , Rob Schneider

Director: Frank Coraci

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

The Waterboy (1998)

Release Date: November 6th, 1998|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Offers dumb fun without apology. show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    An unabashed wallow in the moronic humor of Adam Sandler. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    As funny as it can be, this underdawg comedy isn't much more than Sandler's golf-oriented "Happy Gilmore" with a Cajun accent. [6 November 1998, p. 10E] show more

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